July 22, 2022

July 22, 2022

Top News

  • Jan. 6 committee closes summer with Trump outtake revelations: Five takeaways. The Hill
  • U.S. Senate votes to move ahead on chip bill to compete with China. Reuters
  • Biden unveils $2.3bn plan to fight climate change. BBC
  • Russia and Ukraine sign deal to resume crucial grain exports. Axios
  • The nation’s cartoonists on this week in politics. Politico

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Portland climate emergency plan lays out priorities to cut carbon emissions. The Oregonian
  • High court hurdles shape debate over climate emergency. E&E
  • Investors rally behind climate, diversity proposals as proxy season ebbs. Roll Call
  • First phase of 800MWh world biggest flow battery commissioned in China. Energy Storage News
  • Senate Republicans Grill Biden’s Science Pick on Climate, Energy. Bloomberg

Indian Affairs

  • Navajo people advocate for bill to recognize same-sex marriage on Navajo Nation. Indian Country Today
  • Higher Overdose Death Rates Among Blacks, Native Americans Reflect Treatment Disparities, CDC Says. Wall Street Journal
  • New Apprenticeship Opportunities for Indigenous Students in California. Native News Online
  • Secretary Haaland: Native voters poised to make a difference. Indianz
  • Hualapai leader urges Senate to OK water plan, as wells fail in drought. Cronkite News


  • Truckers’ protests over a labor law block access to Oakland’s port. New York Times
  • Jobless claims rise again in another sign that labor market is cooling. CNBC
  • Government’s plan for teachers’ pay risks funding crisis, say unions. BBC
  • Amazon warehouses under investigation from federal prosecutors, Department of Labor. ABC News
  • US files another labor complaint against Mexico. Associated Press

Taxation & Trade

  • Wall Street braces for economic ‘hurricane.’ Politico
  • How Joe Manchin Left a Global Tax Deal in Limbo. New York Times
  • US, Canada demand trade dispute talks over Mexican energy policies. Reuters
  • Ships that ‘scrub’ emissions earn twice as much as those that don’t. American Shipper
  • Turning up heat, US targets Nicaraguan sugar imports. Associated Press


  • Key Senate votes expected next week on bill to boost US semiconductor production. CNN
  • Data privacy, abortion limits set to collide post-Roe. Roll Call
  • Tech Industry Layoffs May Undo Workforce Diversity Gains. Wired
  • Progressives pressure Schumer to call a vote on tech antitrust bills. The Verge
  • Microsoft and Google Bring Bad News for the economy. The Street

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • Community resilience-building program’s federal funding to more than double. Smart Cities Dive
  • The US DOE funds more EV charging with $96M to decarbonize domestic transport. Electrek
  • GMC recalling thousands of vehicles, but no parts available to fix them. The Hill
  • America’s Bus Driver Shortage Has Left Transit Systems in Crisis. Bloomberg
  • Local administrators are prioritizing roads, bridges with federal infrastructure funding allotments. American City & County

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